Tag: partnership in education

Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2017 – Tuesday

There is no “typical” Tuesday in the Coast Guard, but this blog features a snippet of what the Coast Guard was up to on Tuesdays during the month of February. From Antarctica to Key West, with old and new assets, the Coast Guard carried out missions vital to protecting and securing our national interests.

Partnership in Education is a perfect way to impact the future today

Growing up in Portsmouth, Virginia, Chief Petty Officer Carlton White didn’t have very many military role models. That all changed when, in 5th grade, the Coast Guard adopted his grade school through the Partnership in Education (PIE) program, sending two active-duty Coast Guard members to frequently engage with his class throughout the school year. The PIE program enhances educational opportunities and career awareness for the nation’s youth through direct participation in education related programs. All members of the Coast Guard family, including active duty, reserve, auxiliary, civilian and retirees are encouraged to participate in school and community activities approved by their command. Read the full post to learn more about Chief’s story and the importance of the PIE program!

Partnership in Education: CEU Providence builds bridges with aspiring engineers

Think of a popular 21st century TV game show and finish the next sentence: “Who wants to be… a________?!” Now replace the missing word ‘Millionaire’ with the word ‘Engineer’ and you’ll basically find an equivalent level of enthusiasm amongst a small enclave of about 50 inner-city ninth and tenth-grade students from two public high schools in Providence, Rhode Island.

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: OS3 Kristina Manson

Petty Officer 3rd Class Kristina Manson from recieves the Spirit of Service Award from American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger and Medal of Honor recipient Kyle White. Photo by Lucas Carter.

“I worked in middle schools before joining the Coast Guard and know just how important and influential volunteers are in an educational environment, especially active-duty military members. Seeing student’s eyes light up when they first see a Coast Guard member make an appearance to step in to help out with school events is heartwarming as well as gratifying.” – OS3 Kristina Manson

Partnership in Education: Ready? Set? Volunteer!

Looking for volunteer opportunities to get involved in your local community – a chance to make a real difference? Seeking to share your love of marine science, engineering, environmental education, or information technology? Or do you just have the makings of an outstanding role model and want to positively influence the next generation? If so, consider Coast Guard’s Partnership in Education programs!

The Garífuna: A seagoing tradition continues in the Coast Guard

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In celebrating June as Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we’re spotlighting the Garífuna, a unique Afro-Caribbean indigenous group whose seafaring descendants trace their early heritage from the Caribbean islands of Belize and Saint Vincent and have settled in fishing villages off the coast of Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Belize.

Coast Guard Role models: Inspiring the next generation

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Take a moment to think back – can you remember the people who influenced you the most in your life? Maybe a special teacher, a talented athlete or even one of your parents? Role models are important – they challenge us, inspire us and help us become the best person we can be. Currently, more than 150 Coast Guard units actively provide role models for students in schools all across the nation through Coast Guard’s Partnership in Education programs.

Coast Guard Partnership in Education celebrates 20th anniversary

Kodiak Middle School 8th grader Deborah Bitanga won Best in Show in the Coast Guard Partnership in Education 20th Anniversary Art Contest with her submission "Living Marine Resources." U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Deborah Bitanga.

Kodiak Middle School 8th grader Deborah Bitanga won Best in Show in the Coast Guard Partnership in Education 20th Anniversary Art Contest with her submission "Living Marine Resources." Click the image above to view the rest of the winners. U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Deborah Bitanga. For the past 20 years, the Coast Guard has

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